Country

Germany

Country Code

DE

Official Name

The German Patent and Trade Mark Office - Deutsche Patent- und Markenamt (DPMA)

Parent Agency

Federal Ministry of Justice

Locations

Munich, Berlin, Jena

Head (President of DPMA)

Cornelia Rudloff-Schäffer

Information Branch

Dr.Klaus Strößner

Patent Branch

Patents I  (Mechanical Engineering and Mechanical Technology) -
     Günther Schmitz
 Patents II  (Electrical Engineering, Chemistry and Physics) -
      Dr.Dieter Schneider

Planning, Finance and Administration Branch

 

Informatics Services Branch

 

Former CEOs

 

Annual Reports & Statistics

In 2009,
     59,583 applications received (-4.5% from 2008)
     17,306 utility model applications (+1.4%)

2008 Annual Report

2007 Annual Report

2006 Annual Report

Website

http://www.dpma.de/index.html

Patent Database

http://depatisnet.dpma.de/DepatisNet/depatisnet?window=1&space=main&content=index&action=index

Bibliographic data

Coverage table: http://depatisnet.dpma.de/DepatisNet/depatisnet?window=1&space=main&content=statb&action=statb

Document numbers

DE 1978 - present
Full text search from 1877-present (prior to 1986, as uncorrected OCR); includes DD from 1949.

Fields

Inventor name

 

Inventor country

 

Owner at time of grant

 

Latest owner registered at

 

Applicant name

 

Grant date

 

Title - English

 

Title -  as filed

 

German Patent Classification

 

Abstract and claims

 

IPC

 

Full-text Image data

 

Open to public inspection

 

German Patent Office Record